Doom (Acorn RiscOS)

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Doom for Acorn RiscOS is an officially licensed port of Doom by R-Comp International based on the Linux Doom source code release, first released in 1998 for the Acorn Computers RiscPC platform. It is accompanied by ARM3 Doom, a port supporting ARM3 PCs, and is succeeded by the company's Doom+, a more advanced source port. As of 2018, the company offers a custom version of the Depths of Doom Trilogy for sale with the port.[1] The R-Comp Interactive ports were programmed by software engineer Justin Fletcher.[2]

Features[edit]

RiscPC[edit]

  • Supports resolutions up to 1024x768 with color depths of up to 24 bits.
  • Supports scalable desktop window.
  • 8-channel stereo sound effects.
  • General MIDI music.
  • Works with all official IWADs.
  • Plays all standard correctly built PWADs.
  • Network-ready (TCP-IP/UDP, serial, and modem).

ARM3[edit]

  • 320x256 graphics at 8 bits per pixel.
  • ColourCard support (including 16 bits per pixel) .
  • 8-channel stereo sound effects.
  • Works with all official IWADs.
  • Plays all standard correctly built PWADs.

System requirements[edit]

RiscPC[edit]

  • 4 MB RAM required, 8 MB preferred
  • Hard disk with 1 MB free space; 30 MB recommended

ARM3[edit]

  • 4 MB RAM required, 8 MB preferred
  • Hard disk with 15 MB free space; 30 MB recommended
  • CD-ROM drive

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Rawnsley, Andrew (15 April 2018). "Enhanced Wolf3D and updated Doom Trilogy." comp.sys.acorn.announce. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  2. Fletcher, Justin (30 March 2013). "Gerph - RISC OS Rambles - Doom+." Gerph.org. Retrieved 26 August 2018.


Source code genealogy
Based on Name Base for
Linux Doom Doom for Acorn RiscOS Doom Plus (Acorn RiscOS)